SOME BLOG POST ARE WORTH REPEATING ~ Hardanger Needlework From An Era Long Ago

SOME BLOG POST ARE WORTH REPEATING  ~ Hardanger Needlework From An Era Long Ago
Such as this Hardanger needle art ......Here is one FABULOUS 1920's bedspread! It incorporates lovely sprays of jewel tone flowers, tied with sun gold ribbon bows, embroidered on 22-count cloth fabric. Not only is the embroidery work absolutely stunning it also shares the limelight with insets and a complete border of Hardanger embroidery. Still, the show does not stop here, taking to the center s...

Connecting Past Treasures Into Imaginative Creations Today

Do you remember the Mother Goose ~ nursery rhyme story of three little kittens who lost their mittens and didn't know where to find them?   Well, this post isn't about kittens loosing their mittens, but about dolly loosing her mitten.  Oh dear, she didn't know where to find the one.  She looked high and low and nary did it appear. So this one little mitten has languished tucked away...

Old Ornaments, Boxes And Bows, Tinsel Garland From A Christmas Past

Old Ornaments, Boxes And Bows, Tinsel Garland From A Christmas Past
Here's a treat from The Gatherings Antique Vintage. A Christmas highlight and peek, of decorations from the past which will be featured soon,  From the vintage years of the 1920's to the mid century of the 1950's, glass ornaments, of all sizes and shapes, some figural, to add to a collection or just to reminisce.   So interesting are the pressed foil icicles in a variety of colors.Tinsel...